Language selection

Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Kenneth McAbee

In memory of:

Private John Kenneth McAbee

December 15, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

K/38649

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Westminster Regiment (Motor), R.C.I.C.

Division:

(Motor), C

Additional Information


Born:

March 3, 1923
Walhachin, British Columbia

Enlistment:

January 23, 1942
Kamloops, British Columbia

Son of John and Isabella McAbee.

Commemorated on Page 381 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

XIV, F, 5.

Location:

CORIANO RIDGE WAR CEMETERY is 3.5 kilometres west of Riccione, a seaside resort on the Adriatic coast, and is reached by turning west off the main Rimini/Riccione road about 1 kilometre north-west of Riccione. In the town of Riccione is a sign leading to the Coriano Ridge War Cemetery. Carry on in the direction of Coriano until a 'T' junction is reached. Turn left and after a short distance the Cemetery will be found on the right-hand side. The cemetery is permanently open and may be visited outside the working hours of the local gardening staff, but will be unmanned.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

Send us your images
  • Coriano Ridge War Cemetery
  • War Memorial– Kamloops Cenotaph, Memorial Park, Battle Street and 2nd Avenue, Kamloops, British Columbia.   Includes honour roll tablets listing 189 names for World War I and 92 names for World War II.  Unveiled on May 24th, 1925.   Inscribed:  C.E.F. - NOR TIME NOR TIDE CAN EVER EFFACE THE MEMORY OF OUR GLORIOUS DEAD.
  • Inscription– Kamloops Cenotaph, British Columbia. Detail of the Tablet listing names for World War II.

Learn more about the Canadian Virtual Memorial

To learn more please visit our help page. If you have questions or comments regarding the information contained in this registry, email vac.cvwm-mvgc.acc@canada.ca or call us.

Date modified: